On Wednesday's Backchat, the MTR. After problems at Hung Hom were revealed around three weeks ago, reports also emerged of a wall being tampered with at the future To Kwa Wan Station, while excavation work for the Exhibition Centre Station was stopped over fear of inadequate support underground. Matthew Cheung has said that the reports don't necessarily warrant Commissions of Inquiry like the Hung Hom one. Lawmakers have said that the public are not happy with the MTR Corporation's handling. What's your take? Call us with your questions and comments on 233388266 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. After 9.20, a flower garden next to HK Disneyland?
Reviewing the latest business headlines on Wednesday's Money Talk are Stewart Aldcroft, Chairman of CitiTrust; Karine Hirn, Partner at East Capital; and RTHK’s International Economics Correspondent, Barry Wood, in Washington DC. (Every weekday 8:00-8:30 a.m. ; Email us at email@example.com, or post on our Facebook page Money Talk on RTHK Radio 3 or on Twitter MoneytalkR3)
On this week's Hong Kong Heritage, Part 3 of a special series highlighting the early decades of broadcasting in Hong Kong to mark the 90th anniversary of RTHK. Annemarie Evans reports on the beginning of commercial cable radio station Rediffusion in 1949, with “novels on air” from the legendary Lee Ngaw, and the early success of equally legendary Uncle Ray Cordeiro. We hear Benjamin Britten playing in the RTHK studio and join the outdoor broadcast team seeing off Governor Alexander Grantham on a boat on his retirement.
The end of the Second World War ushered in a long period of ideological confrontation between the former Soviet Union and the West. With global tensions again on the rise, we'll be tracing the history of this decades-long struggle for supremacy, marked by espionage, proxy wars and the ever-present fear of nuclear missiles. Cold War - Stories From the Big Freeze features the voices of those who lived through this dramatic period. This 15-part BBC series begins on Sunday evening at 6.45 on Radio 3.
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